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ForexTime Market Analysis Team

ForexTime are well known for being experts in the Forex industry and our market research team regularly publishes market commentaries to update traders on the latest market opportunities and help fulfill trading strategy potential. The market research commentaries written by the FXTM team are frequently picked up and referenced by the world's leading media publications and can also be seen as part of the company's continued commitment to furthering the education of traders globally. Follow Jameel Ahmad, our Chief Market Analyst on Twitter at Jameel_FXTM and check out all our research articles here.

Research Team

Jameel Ahmad
VP of Corporate Development & Chief Market Analyst (264 Topics)

Jameel Ahmad is the Vice President of Corporate Development and Chief Market Analyst at FXTM. Since joining the company in May 2014, Jameel has played a key role in building the international profile of the company. He currently leads the implementation of FXTM’s internal and external communications strategy, as well as the development of the company’s market research team in his role as Chief Market Analyst. read more...

Hussein Sayed

Hussein Sayed
Chief Market Strategist (Gulf & MENA) (458 Topics)

Hussein Al Sayed has nearly 14 years of experience in the Financial Markets. He is best known for his role as an anchor at CNBC Arabia hosting the popular evening show, Bursat Al Alam. read more...

Yue Zhong
Market Analyst (209 Topics)

Yue Zhong is a market analyst at FXTM. Specialising in financial market research with a focus on China and the Asian markets, his areas of expertise include forex, precious metals, commodities and global stocks. read more...

Lukman Otunuga
Research Analyst (986 Topics)

Lukman Otunuga is a research analyst at FXTM. A keen follower of macroeconomic events, with a strong professional and academic background in finance, Lukman is well versed in the various factors affecting the currency markets. read more...

Alex Gurr

Alex Gurr
Guest Analyst (561 Topics)

Alex Gurr has been studying the movements across the financial markets for a number of years and possesses over three years of work experience as an analyst in an international brokerage. Alex was raised in New Zealand and is also a former NZ CFA Research Champion for Massey University, where he also holds a BBS in economics and finance. read more...

Latest Market Research Articles

20 February @ 14:47 By Lukman Otunuga, Research Analyst
Dollar, Sterling and Gold in focus
The increasing levels of volatility the Greenback has dished out this month continues to highlight how the currency remains entangled in a fierce tug of war between the Fed hawks and President Trump. Although it may be clear that Trump may want a weaker Dollar to help US exports become competitive...
Hussein Sayed
19 February @ 09:39 By Hussein Sayed, Chief Market Strategist (Gulf & MENA)
Will currencies continue to diverge from fundamentals the week ahead?
Monetary policy guidance, and strong U.S. data failed to provide another push higher for the greenback last week. Fed Chair Janet Yellen made a blunt statement in her testimony before Congress that it would be unwise to wait too long to tighten monetary policy, and several of her colleagues...
17 February @ 14:05 By Lukman Otunuga, Research Analyst
Market volatility returns in full force
Stock markets were explosively volatile this week, with most arenas sprinting into record levels as the mixture of stabilising oil prices and improving economic data across the globe boosted risk appetite. Gains were surrendered on Friday with sellers back in action, as the return of uncertainty...
Alex Gurr
17 February @ 01:08 By Alex Gurr, Guest Analyst
NZD looks to weaken
The New Zealand dollar has found itself under pressure in recent days as the market has started to hedge a little while it waits on the next steps for the US economy. Trumps term has seen large speculation around fiscal stimulus and tax changes, which so far have not materialised and in turn the...
16 February @ 15:27 By Jameel Ahmad, VP of Corporate Development & Chief Market Analyst
Dollar Index looks at risk to falling back below 100
Despite a variety of upbeat comments from different Federal Reserve officials in recent days the Dollar Index appears to be at risk to dropping back below the psychological 100 level. Why could this be? Perhaps investors are concerned that the Trump administration will turn their attention back...
Hussein Sayed
16 February @ 09:30 By Hussein Sayed, Chief Market Strategist (Gulf & MENA)
Robust U.S. data fails to lift the greenback, what’s wrong?
The strong growth in U.S. retail sales and the surge in consumer prices were expected to continue pushing the U.S. dollar higher on Thursday, but what happened was exactly the opposite, leaving many traders questioning the greenback’s uptrend. The past 24 hours were very interesting in...

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